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Voter fraud — what voter fraud? Studies contradict photo ID rationale

One Wisconsin Institute filed open-records requests for all complaints of voter fraud from “every single legislator” who claimed to have received them.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Voter ID linked to lower turnout in Wisconsin, other states; students, people of color, elderly most affected

One lawsuit, brought by One Wisconsin Institute, seeks to strike down the law.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Combatting GOP Voter Suppression Tactics

One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action were successful in having those restrictions overturned in court by proving they made it harder for Democrats to vote.
Shepherd Express
08/28/2018
In The News

Attorney general race is heating up, but is anyone paying attention?

He served as one of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys in Wisconsin’s 2016 presidential recount and is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit.
Wisconsin State Journal
08/20/2018
In The News

Wisconsin AG race ready to heat up, but will anyone watch?

He served as one of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys ... and is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the state’s voter ID law.
Associated Press
08/19/2018
In The News

Wisconsin Reverses Ban on Some Overseas Absentee Ballots

One Wisconsin Institute sued over the restriction on voting rights, and in 2016 a federal court ordered the state to end the prohibition.
Courthouse News Service
06/21/2018
In The News

How a Wave of New Voters Could Take Out Scott Walker in 2018

Madison has seen high turnouts since 2016, when the One Wisconsin Institute's federal court decision swept away much of the Republican voter-obstruction legislation.
In These Times
06/04/2018
In The News

State moves to avert federal lawsuit on voting hitch for some overseas voters

A federal judge already flagged the issue as part of a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute that overturned restrictions on in-person absentee voting.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/25/2018
In The News

Kaul makes case for Attorney General

Kaul is now the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Rice Lake Chronotype
05/09/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul calls on Brad Schimel to challenge FCC repeal of net neutrality rules

Kaul represents One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund in their lawsuit against Wisconsin’s Voter ID law.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/03/2018
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Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
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Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
In The News

Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
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Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
Press Release

Brad Schimel Claims Voter Fraud in Waukesha County

Brad Schimel stirred controversy claiming the state voter ID law helped pave the way for Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to win election in Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Now
04/30/2018
Press Release

Statements on Passing of Civil Rights Icon Vel Phillips

Her many fights continue today, none more important than protecting the right to vote from the forces who would seek to disenfranchise legal voters.
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One Wisconsin Now
04/18/2018
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Attorney General Brad Schimel suggests Donald Trump won Wisconsin because of the state’s voter ID law

One Wisconsin's Scot Ross called Schimel's comments a "shocking admission."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
04/13/2018
In The News

Wisconsin AG Suggests Voter ID Helped Trump Win the State

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said Schimel's remarks to McKenna were an admission that the law is rigged to help Republicans win elections.
Associated Press
04/13/2018
In The News

Scott Walker claim of Eric Holder making Supreme Court race ‘highly partisan’ ignores GOP role

Republican Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue six days after Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet, who was backed by liberals, won election to the high court. Her win in the officially...
PolitiFact
04/11/2018
In The News

Why should it take a lawsuit and three judges to force Scott Walker to do the right thing?

After an unprecedented three-month delay, Gov. Scott Walker finally called for special elections in two legislative districts that have lacked representation since December. Better late than never, but things should have never...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
03/30/2018
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Wisconsin GOP operative Mark Block details pivotal yacht meeting between Cambridge Analytica and billionaire...

This raises serious questions about the connections between Scott Walker’s [campaigns]... and this growing international scandal," said Analiese Eicher.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
03/29/2018
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Scott Walker Abandons Fight Against Special Elections

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has had quite the duel with his state’s judicial system in recent days. First he dragged his feet in calling general elections to fill two legislative vacancies that...
New York Magazine
03/29/2018
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Third court rips Scott Walker after he calls elections ‘unnecessary’

“Two thirds of the offices Scott Walker has held came because he won a special election, including one for State Assembly and one held in an even year.”
Shareblue
03/28/2018
Press Release

Scott Walker Was Elected in Special Election

Scott Walker’s been in office for so long he seems to have forgotten it was a special election that got him into the government hammock 25 years ago.
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One Wisconsin Now
03/28/2018
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Deadline Nears For Elections Scott Walker Doesn’t Want To Hold

Following a string of GOP losses in special elections nationwide, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is locked in a battle with prominent Democrats over Walker’s refusal to call elections for two vacant...
NPR
03/28/2018
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Are Wisconsin GOPers Blocking Elections To Protect Their Gerrymander?

“The elections would create pressure points for people,” Scot Ross, executive director of the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, told TPM.
Talking Points Memo
03/26/2018
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Are Wisconsin GOPers Blocking Elections To Protect Their Gerrymander?

“The elections would create pressure points for people,” Scot Ross, executive director of the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, told TPM.
Talking Points Memo
03/26/2018
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Advocates call on Green Bay to expand early voting

Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal Madison group One Wisconsin Now, and state Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay, urged the city to offer early voting at UW-Green Bay.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
03/22/2018
Press Release

Court Rules Scott Walker Must Call Elections

A Dane County judge today ruled that Scott Walker cannot refuse to call special elections to fill vacancies in the 1st State Senate and 42nd Assembly Districts.
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One Wisconsin Now
03/22/2018
Press Release

Sen. Dave Hansen and Voting Rights Advocates Encourage Early Voting

Sen. Dave Hansen and One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross urged Northeastern Wisconsin residents to take advantage of the opportunity to vote early.
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One Wisconsin Now
03/22/2018
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Walker won’t say if he’ll call elections

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker isn’t saying whether he will immediately call special elections for a pair of legislative vacancies as ordered by a judge. Dane County Circuit Judge Josann Reynolds rejected all...
Associated Press
03/22/2018
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Wisconsin Democrats Demand Special Elections

Mike Browne, deputy director of the progressive organization One Wisconsin Now, said the governor is stalling.
Public News Service
03/07/2018
In The News

Scott Walker Refusing To Hold Elections GOP Might Lose

The fact that Scott Walker is afraid to hold elections when he’s on the ballot in nine months is not the worst story to have out there.
Talking Points Memo
03/02/2018
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Democratic group sues Walker over not calling elections

A national Democratic group led by former U.S. Attorney Eric Holder filed a lawsuit Monday attempting to force Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to call two special elections to fill legislative vacancies....
Associated Press
02/27/2018
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Wisconsin GOP votes to oust elections, ethics agency heads

The Wisconsin Senate voted Tuesday to oust leaders of the bipartisan state agencies charged with running elections and overseeing ethics laws, the latest move by Republicans to exact revenge on anyone connected...
Associated Press
01/24/2018
Press Release

Trump Election Integrity Commission Disbanded

A federal commission on “election integrity”, announced with much fanfare by Donald Trump in 2017, was disbanded on Wednesday.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/04/2018
Press Release

GOP Leaders Threat: Anyone Investigating Us Risks Losing Their Jobs

Top Republicans have called on the administrators of the agencies responsible for campaign finance and ethics to resign.
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One Wisconsin Now
12/15/2017
In The News

Bill would allow electronic voting for in-person absentee ballots

A federal judge in July 2016 struck down certain restrictions on early voting hours and locations in the One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen case.
WisPolitics
12/08/2017
Press Release

Assembly Bill Runs Afoul of Federal Court Decision Protecting Early Voting

A public hearing on Assembly Bill 637 today underscores serious flaws in the proposal that put it at odds with a federal court decision protecting early voting.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/28/2017
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Milwaukee Announces New Early Voting Sites for 2018 Election

Nelson commented that midtown was on the places with an early voting site in Milwaukee. This came about due to One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
Milwaukee Courier
11/18/2017
In The News

Milwaukee to increase number of early voting sites

Tom Barrett joined One Wisconsin Institute in announcing the city approved funds for eight places where Milwaukee resident can vote absentee in person.
Wisconsin Radio Network
11/16/2017
Press Release

Institute Praises Milwaukee Action to Expand Early Voting Opportunities

Voting rights advocates are celebrating passage of a budget provision adding early voting sites in the City of Milwaukee.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/15/2017
Press Release

ICYMI: Election Commission Head Statements on Voter ID Law

The head of the Wisconsin Election Commission agreed that the state’s strict voter ID law targeted specific communities.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/19/2017
In The News

Supreme Court gerrymandering case: Wisconsin and beyond

Supreme Court gerrymandering case focusing on Wisconsin raises the issue of defending voting rights against voter suppression. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.
MSNBC
10/08/2017
In The News

Thousands Of Wisconsinites Denied Voting Rights In 2016

A new study surveyed registered non-voters in last year’s general election and found thousands of people were denied their basic right to vote.
Pacifica Radio
09/29/2017
In The News

Voter ID Suppressed the Vote Exactly as Wisconsin Republicans Predicted

Later on the witness stand in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Now challenging the voter ID law, Albaugh described the tension in closed door caucus.
Center for Media and Democracy
09/26/2017
Press Release

STUDY: Scott Walker, GOP Voter ID Law Kept Voters From Voting

Thousands of legal voters in Wisconsin were prevented from casting a ballot in the November 2016 election because of the state’s strict voter ID law.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/25/2017
Press Release

Scott Walker's Long Record of Attacking Rights of People of Color

Scott Walker’s decades-long record of undermining social justice and attacking the rights of people of color is appalling.
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One Wisconsin Now
08/16/2017